Now You See Me movie review, Themes and Memes ep4

On this installment of Themes and Memes Adam and Aaron review the movie Now You See Me. This is a film about four stage magicians whose rise to prominence involves a mesmerizing bank robbery. Their act has everything to do with initiation into an elite secret society called The Eye. What sort of occult messages are hidden within this Hollywood blockbuster? Listen to Themes and Memes to find out.

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Topics include: magic, stage magic, magicians, tarot cards, Las Vegas, 4 Horsemen, apocalypse, money, rob bank, free the slaves, occult, secret societies, the eye, initiation ritual, Morgan Freeman, Mark Ruffalo, sleight of hand, stage, altar to Dionysus, drama, Eyes Wide Shut, leap of faith, action film, genre, appeal to wide audience, change the world, alchemy, adepts, carousel, light, The Fool, wise man, detachment, double meanings, zodiac, misdirection, death and rebirth, ego, the destroyer, truth, charlatans, Eisenberg, wit, take from rich give to poor, New Orleans, Hurricane Katrina, justice, Freemasonry, benevolence, Paris, lock and key, reveal credits, Boaz Yakin, pseudonym, twin pillars, temple gate, water, symbolism, masculine and feminine, science tied to mystery tradition, hidden in plain sight, subtlety, allegory

   

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